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Learning Mentor Level 1

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Job title: Learning Mentor Level 1

Salary: WPT Band 5 £26873 - £28770 (£23668 - £25339 pro-rata)

Hours: 37 Hours per week,  Term Time including 5 additional days

Contract: Temporary, 1 Year fixed term

Location: Clifton Community School

To commence: As soon as possible

Who we are

We’re Wickersley Partnership Trust (WPT) - a multi-academy trust with eight primary schools, five secondary schools, one sixth form and one Central Team under our umbrella.

We’re dotted across Rotherham, South Yorkshire with one school based in Gainsborough, Lincolnshire.

At WPT, students are at the heart of everything we do, and we aim to send all children into an ever-changing world, able and qualified to play their full part in it. To give them the best educational experience possible, we recognise the importance of investing in and supporting our colleagues.

And that starts with finding the right person for the job!

Join Our Team as a Dedicated Learning Mentor!

Are you passionate about empowering students to overcome obstacles and reach their full potential? Do you thrive on building meaningful connections and providing tailored support to help individuals flourish? If so, we want YOU to join our committed team as a Learning Mentor!

As a Learning Mentor, you'll play a pivotal role in supporting targeted pupils, providing bespoke assistance to overcome barriers to learning and fostering a positive educational journey for every student. Your dedication and expertise will make a real difference in the lives of those you mentor, helping them to unlock their true academic and personal potential.

Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Working closely with targeted pupils, offering specific support to address individual or small group needs, and helping them overcome obstacles to learning.

  • Observing pupil progress and identifying their unique needs, facilitating the development of personalised learning plans tailored to each student's requirements.

  • Mentoring pupils on a one-to-one basis, including those who may have been excluded from the classroom, guiding them through the implementation of individual learning plans and providing ongoing encouragement and support.

  • Building strong relationships with pupils' families or guardians, collaborating to address issues such as poor performance, attendance, and behaviour, and conducting home visits when necessary to ensure a comprehensive level of support.

  • Reviewing and assessing learning plans regularly, tracking pupil progress and providing valuable insights to facilitate the successful reintegration of students back into the classroom environment.

  • Developing a diverse range of activities to offer additional support to pupils, including accessing external facilities and academic resources, ensuring every student has the tools they need to succeed.

  • Collaborating with external organisations to forge strong working relationships, leveraging additional support services and resources to enhance pupil assistance and overall academic success.

  • Maintaining meticulous pupil records, diligently reporting on achievement and progress to ensure accurate documentation and informed decision-making.

Join Our Team and Make a Lasting Impact!

If you're ready to make a profound difference in the lives of students and become a catalyst for positive change, we invite you to apply for the position of Learning Mentor. Together, let's empower every student to overcome challenges, embrace learning, and thrive academically and beyond. Apply now and embark on a fulfilling journey of mentorship and growth!

 ***Deadline for application- Noon, Wednesday 19th June 2024***

For further information and to apply, please visit our recruitment website: https://recruitment.wickersleypt.org

For more information about Wickersley Partnership Trust, including the benefits of working for us, please visit our main website: https://www.wickersleypt.org

We may hold interviews as and when applications are received, and this vacancy may be withdrawn without notice. We encourage you to apply as soon as possible.

To be successful in your application, you will need to demonstrate an effective and creative approach to education, a passion for your subject and a commitment to supporting the development of the department.

In line with our commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students, the appointment will be subject to an enhanced criminal record check and satisfactory references. Further information about the Disclosure Scheme can be found at https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/disclosure-and-barring-service

Please note we operate safer recruitment and do not accept CVs. All applicants must complete an application form in full**

**Please upload a supporting statement which should be no longer than two sides of A4 (this should not be a CV) clearly demonstrating:

  • Why you are applying for this position

  • How you meet the competencies of this role using examples from your current and previous experience (please refer to the documents attached to the advert)

  • Any information which you consider relevant that you have not already mentioned